Dakota County Passport Office in West Saint Paul Minnesota

Address and phone number for Dakota County Passport Office, a Passport Office, at West Mendota Road, West Saint Paul MN.


Name
Dakota County Passport Office
Address
1 West Mendota Road, West Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55118
Phone
651-554-6600

About the Dakota County Passport Office

The Dakota County Passport Office, located in West Saint Paul, MN, accepts passport applications and issues passports to U.S. citizens living in Minnesota state. The Passport Office works with the federal Office of Passport Services, as part of the Bureau of Consular Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. While the Passport Office accepts applications, the Office of Passport Services processes and approves applications.

You may contact the Passport Office for questions about:
  • West Saint Paul passport renewals
  • Making an appointment with West Saint Paul Passport Office
  • Passport applications
  • Filling out passport forms
  • Passport eligibility requirements
  • Expedited passport applications
Passport Eligibility and Requirements

In order to qualify for a passport, West Saint Paul residents must prove that they are U.S. citizens, typically with a certified birth certificate. Other factors can disqualify applicants from receiving a passport, including certain felony drug convictions, unpaid child support, or a court order barring international travel. The Passport Office can provide additional information about eligibility for an U.S. passport and the required forms.

Applying for a Passport in West Saint Paul

The Dakota County Passport Office operates as a Passport Acceptance Facility, accepting routine passport applications. West Saint Paul residents can submit a passport application to the Passport Office, where it will be processed within six to eight weeks. Several locations in West Saint Paul accept passport applications, including many U.S. Post Office locations, West Saint Paul Public Libraries, the Clerk's Office, and some Dakota County courthouses. Contact the Passport Office for information about other locations that accept passport applications, including those that offer passport photo services.

Emergency & Expedited Passports

In order to receive an expedited or emergency passport, U.S. citizens must apply in person at a West Saint Paul Passport Agency or Passport Center. An emergency passport, which is processed within three days, is typically reserved for life or death emergencies which involve a family member. Expedited passport applications offer a faster turnaround time when the applicant has scheduled travel plans. In order to qualify for an expedited passport, applicants must provide proof of immediate travel and pay an additional fee. West Saint Paul Passport Agencies require an appointment for service.

Passport Application Form DS-11

U.S. citizens applying for a passport fill out Passport Application Form DS-11, the U.S. Passport Application. In West Saint Paul, residents can download and fill out Form DS-11 in advance before visiting the Dakota County Passport Office to submit the application. However, applicants must sign the DS-11 Form at the Passport Acceptance Facility. When submitting the application, applicants also need to provide evidence of citizenship, such as a birth certificate, and a copy of a government issued identification card, a passport photo, and the passport fees. After processing, the applicant will receive the passport in the mail.

Contact the Dakota County Passport Office

You may contact the Dakota County Passport Office by calling 651-554-6600, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Dakota County Passport Office, 1 West Mendota Road, West Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55118.


Map of Dakota County Passport Office in West Saint Paul Minnesota


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